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Male Dies In Thurles Road Traffic Collision

gardaGardaí at Thurles are currently investigating a road traffic accident, following which a man died last night.

The collision occurred at about 9:40pm on the N62 at Clongour, in the vicinity of the An Post sorting office situated on the southerly outskirts of Thurles.

The male, a pedestrian, is understood to be aged in his late 30’s and died, having been struck by a motor vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured in the incident.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was later taken to Clonmel Hospital, where a post-mortem is expected to take place.

The Clongour road remains closed at the scene to facilitate ongoing forensic collision investigations, but is expected to re-open shortly.


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